Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK , 2014-09-21
A deputy prime minister publicly blamed the agency for creating the extremist group, and interviews suggested that most of the few thousand people at a demonstration Saturday subscribed to the same theory.
Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels
By JOHN SCHWARTZ , 2014-09-22
The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $ 860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.
Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets
By LISA W. FODERARO , 2014-09-22
Section: N.Y. / Region
The People’s Climate March in Manhattan was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big, and it was joined, in solidarity, by demonstrations on Sunday across the globe, from Paris to Papua New Guinea.
After Surgery, Surprise $ 117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know
By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL , 2014-09-21
In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.
Updates on the Scottish Independence Referendum Count
By Robert Mackey and Ravi Somaiya , 2014-09-18
Updates on the counting of ballots in Scotland’s referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.
Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites
By NEIL IRWIN , 2014-09-19
Section: The Upshot
A push for independence is driven by a discontent with the ruling class that applies to varying degrees in the United States and, especially, the eurozone.
Scotland Rejects Independence From United Kingdom
By STEVEN ERLANGER and ALAN COWELL , 2014-09-19
The outcome headed off the political, economic and military imponderables that would have accompanied a divorce from the United Kingdom.
U.S. to Commit Up to 3,000 Troops to Fight Ebola in Africa
By HELENE COOPER, MICHAEL D. SHEAR and DENISE GRADY , 2014-09-16
Under pressure to do more to confront the Ebola outbreak sweeping across West Africa, President Obama is expanding military and medical resources to combat the spread of the deadly virus.
U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter From Mexico
By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT , 2014-09-16
Counterterrorism officials said they are far more concerned that a militant will enter the country in a quite typical way: legally, on a commercial airline flight.
The Great Unraveling
By ROGER COHEN , 2014-09-16
A time of weakness and hatred, disorientation and doubt, when nobody can see what disaster looms.